Dr. Clair Rozier
Director of Music & Organist
A native of Washington, D. C., Clair Rozier is an accomplished organist, choral director and teacher. She holds an undergraduate degree from Goucher College, continued graduate studies at Cincinnati Conservatory and completed doctoral study at the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the Performer’s Certificate. She later studied with Marie-Claire Alain earning the Prix d’Excellence from the Conservatoire National of Rueil-Malmaison in France. Dr. Rozier’s organ recitals have taken her to London, Paris, and the throughout United States. She has taught Organ, Theory and Church Music at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she was an Assistant Professor of Music and later was Director of Music at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. Since starting at St. David’s Church in 1999, Dr. Rozier has developed a choir program for all ages. The Adult Choir has been choir-in-residence at Wells and Ely Cathedrals, and is planning a residence at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin Ireland in 2019.
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Dr. Elaine Sonnenberg
Associate Director of Music & Organist
Dr. Elaine Sonnenberg is currently Associate Director of Music at St. David's Episcopal Church, Wayne, PA, a music instructor for Claritas Classical Academy, and teaches private piano and organ lessons. Previously she served as Church Music Intern at Trinity Episcopal Church, Bloomington, Indiana where she worked with Dr. Marilyn Keiser. Throughout her time in Indiana she also worked with the Indiana University Children’s Choir Program, served as Organist for Beck Chapel, Indiana University, and was an Associate Instructor in Piano for Indiana University. Dr. Sonnenberg received her doctorate in Organ Performance from Indiana University in 2014 where she was a student of Dr. Christopher Young. She graduated with a masters degree in Organ Performance from Indiana University in 2007 and received a double bachelors degree in Organ Performance and Vocal Music Education from the University of Akron in 2005.
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Elaine Geise provides valuable administrative support for the music staff. She has been part of the music department since 2000.
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